Three dogs die in early morning Santa Rosa granny unit fire

Firefighters were called shortly before 3 a.m. after a smoke smell was reported in the area of Dixie Place and Lombardi Lane, but due to fog and light rain they weren't initially able to find the source, according to the Santa Rosa Fire Department.

Mother suffers burn injuries in two-alarm Santa Rosa apartment fire

The two-alarm blaze was first reported at 8:34 p.m. Saturday in a two-story building within the Walnut Creek Apartments complex at 2120 Jennings Ave. Firefighters said the fire started in a first-floor unit, which was fully involved. A second ground-floor apartment sustained fire damage, and the two upstairs units sustained smoke damage.

Four people arrested in Santa Rosa bike-theft sting

Police said there have been numerous complaints about bicycle thefts especially in the downtown area. Police used a bait-bicycle from a local bicycle store and arrested four people for grand theft, a felony if the bike's value is more than $950.